How To Be Relentlessly Positive In Youth Sports + MORE

How To Be Relentlessly Positive In Youth Sports + MORE

3 Exercises to Develop Winning Concentration + MORE

Your ability to focus on what's important and let go of everything else is absolutely essential to reaching your potential as an athlete. If you concentrate on the wrong things at the wrong time, you'll never perform to your true potential!   Concentration is one of the KEY mental skills responsi.... More »

How to Deal with a Negative Coach + MORE

If your child has ever been coached by a negative coach, you have probably been tempted to fight fire with fire. If he’s a yeller, you want to chew him out. If he’s critical, you want to be critical about him being critical. If he focuses more on the mistakes of the team than on...Read&#.... More »
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Can You Spot the Signs of Bullying in Sports?

How to Handle Bullying in Youth Sports Parents, it’s easy to assume that bullying won’t strike your sports kids. Truth is, bullying is rampant in youth sports today. Kids bully each other and even coaches bully kids… Even parents bully each other! The weaker players are not always the tar.... More »

2017 Sports Nutrition News

  In this era of highly competitive sports, more and more runners, cyclists, soccer players and other serious athletes are eagerly seeking information on how to fuel optimally. Performance nutrition is also of interest to Marines, special operations troops such as the Navy Sea, Air and Land .... More »

Getting Recruited: What College Coaches Want You to Know About Your Child and College Sports + MORE

This post on Getting Recruited is Part 6 of a 6-part series What Your Child’s Sports Coach Wants You to Know, sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to give parents, coaches, and teams a tool that will facilitate clear and consistent communication.    For many young athl.... More »
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We recently spoke with KC Wilder, a former collegiate All-American in cycling, a mental training coach and Positive Coaching Alliance trainer.
Young athletes are likely to be happier in a positive environment, says Wilder, who is also a sports mom.
“We are raising confidence and lowering anxiety in an environment where the athlete feels safe…

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How is it February already?! In a flash, 2016 is off to a fast start — so what are you doing to improve your soccer skills? We’re solving your mid-winter blues by partnering with Boston Kickers to put on a 4-day clinic from February 15th to the 18th in Norwood, Massachusetts! Powered by CoachUp, we’ve started taking registration […] The post CoachUp Announces Winter Clinic with Boston Kickers appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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